Science and Technology in the National Interest: The Presidential Appointment Process
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Science and Technology in the National Interest:
The Presidential Appointment Process
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This report is the second edition of the 1992 COSEPUP report "Science and Technology Leadership in American Government: Ensuring the Best Presidential Appointments." As was the case with the original report, this report analyzes the federal government's capacity to recruit highly qualified individuals for the top science and technology (S&T)-related leadership positions in the executive branch and makes appropriate recommendations.


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32 pages | 8.5 x 11
ISBN: 978-0-309-07292-2

Table of Contents

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Front Matter i-x
Report 1-6
50 Most Urgent science and Technology Presidential Appointments 7-8
Panel Biographies 9-12
Appendix 13-22
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National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine. Science and Technology in the National Interest: The Presidential Appointment Process. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2001.

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